• Microsoft ITM IoT blockchain

    Microsoft, ITM build IoT blockchain for Taiwanese energy firm

    The partnership uses internet-of-things devices to record and send tamper-proof power usage meter readings without requiring in-person visits or third-party audits

    The new solution allows Taiwan’s largest energy distributor, TaiPower, to avoid sending personnel to homes and businesses during (and after) the COVID pandemic.

  • BMW accelerating blockchain use

    BMW accelerating blockchain use after successful supply chain pilot

    The German carmaker is aiming to ensure raw materials and components are fully traceable in its ‘highly complex’ international supply chain

    Last year’s initial trial saw BMW Group successfully purchase front lights, and the company now wants to expand the project to a broader range of participants. Ten suppliers are going to take part over the coming year, the company said.